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Usual Suspects Blamed and Blasted at CCC Conference
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/06/12/usual-suspects-blamed-and-blasted-at-ccc-conference/

“The only people who can be trusted to be in charge are white people." Keith Alexander at CCC Conference, 2013What do you call a weekend spent immigrant-bashing, democracy-dissing, ...

Howard Phillips, Architect of the Religious Right, is Dead
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/04/22/howard-phillips-architect-of-the-religious-right-is-dead/

Howard Phillips, one of the main architects of the Moral Majority and, more generally, the American religious right, died Saturday at the age of 72. According to the Christian ...

New SPLC Report: ‘Patriot’ Movement Swells for Fourth Year
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/03/05/new-splc-report-antigovernment-%e2%80%98patriot%e2%80%99-movement-swells-for-fourth-year/

The number of antigovernment “Patriot” groups on the American radical right hit an all-time high in 2012, the fourth straight year of explosive growth, according to a ...

Bank Robber, a ‘Moorish National,’ Makes Spectacular Jail Escape
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/12/19/bank-robber-a-moorish-national-makes-spectacular-jail-escape/

One of two bank robbers who made a daring jail break Tuesday morning, shimmying 15 stories down the side of a high-rise lockup in downtown Chicago on a rope of bedsheets, ...

‘Anarcho-Capitalists’ Seen as Cousins of the ‘Patriot’ Movement
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/12/12/anarcho-capitalists-seen-as-cousins-of-the-patriot-movement/

Back in 1978, when the world was young and “Saturday Night Live” was only in its third season, a young comedian named Steve Martin took to the stage and told his audience ...

Polarized Election Season Marked by Extremist Candidates
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/10/19/polarized-election-season-marked-by-extremist-candidates/

It’s well known that in recent years, this country has seen its electoral politics polarized to an extent that has only rarely been paralleled in American history. But that ...

Federal Judge Rules RuSA President a Flight Risk, Denies Bail
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/10/02/federal-judge-rules-rusa-president-a-flight-risk-denies-bail/

A federal judge on Monday determined that James Timothy Turner, the self-declared president of the nation's largest antigovernment “sovereign citizen” group, was a flight ...

Conspiracists Say Recent Shootings ‘False Flag’ Attacks by Government
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/08/27/conspiracists-say-recent-shootings-false-flag-attacks-by-government/

Kurt Nimmo says that there is no problem with violent white supremacists in the military.His boss, Alex Jones, says that there is no problem with gun violence in America – ...

Ruby Ridge Carved Niche in History
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/08/21/ruby-ridge-carved-niche-in-history/

Editor’s Note: This article was first published on Aug. 19 in The Spokesman-Review, based in Spokane, Wash. The 11-day siege at Ruby Ridge began 20 years ago today, on Aug. ...

Conspiracists Adopt NRA Talking Points on UN Arms Treaty
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/07/19/conspiracists-adopt-nra-talking-points-on-un-arms-treaty/

Nothing spooks antigovernment conspiracy theorists like the United Nations and its international treaties – particularly when it comes to perceived threats to their right ...